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Art&Seek Jr: Events To Make Your Spirits Bright

The days are counting down quickly to C-Day. The rapidly approaching date can make some feel a little, well, anxious. There’s so much to do–decorating, shopping, baking and to top it off, we’re supposed to be jolly, because, you know– it’s the happiest time the year.

Don’t let the yuletide chaos get you down. Take a deep breath, relax, and leave those... | Read More

Art&Seek Jr: Events To Make Your Spirits Bright

The days are counting down quickly to C-Day. The rapidly approaching date can make some feel a little, well, anxious. There’s so much to do–decorating, shopping, baking and to top it off, we’re supposed to be jolly, because, you know– it’s the happiest time the year.

Don’t let the yuletide chaos get you down. Take a deep breath, relax, and leave those... | Read More

State Of The Arts: Amy Sedaris

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The characters that Amy Sedaris has created in her more than two decades in show business are distinctive, strange … and hilarious. Think Jerri Blank in “Strangers With Candy” or even, well, Amy Sedaris in “At Home With Amy Sedaris.” On Saturday, she’ll be the first woman to earn the... | Read More

From Road Kill To Fine Art

Welcome to the Art&Seek Spotlight. Every Thursday, here and on KERA FM, we’ll explore the cultural creativity happening in North Texas. As it grows, this site, artandseek.org/spotlight, will eventually paint a collective portrait of our artistic community. Check out all the artists and artworks we’ve chronicled.

‘Harvest’ is a... | Read More

From Road Kill To Fine Art

Welcome to the Art&Seek Spotlight. Every Thursday, here and on KERA FM, we’ll explore the cultural creativity happening in North Texas. As it grows, this site, artandseek.org/spotlight, will eventually paint a collective portrait of our artistic community. Check out all the artists and artworks we’ve chronicled.

‘Harvest’ is a... | Read More

The Big Screen: ‘Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland’

 

It’s been three years since a traffic stop in Waller County, Texas, erupted into a physical confrontation between a white officer and black motorist and ended with her death while in custody. This week, we talk about a new documentary that tells the story of Sandra Bland’s death and her family’s search for justice.

“Say Her Name: The Life and... | Read More

A Look Ahead At The Week’s Art&Seek Picks

The Holly Jolly season is in full swing! That means it’s time to don your gay apparel and take in some art events. Trouble is, there are just so many! How do you choose?  Don’t get your jingle bells out of joint, the Art&Seek calendar is here to help you search through the bounty of options. Here are just a few you might want to... | Read More

Art&Seek Jr: Holiday Stage Offerings For Your Little Angels

Do you have a theater kid? And by theater kids, I don’t mean children that spontaneously break into Broadway song, or use jazz hands. I’m referring to those kids who really LOVE seeing a stage show. They collect playbills like bubble gum cards, name their pets after Tony Award winners, and prefer their parks with Shakespeare rather than swings.

But even if you don’t... | Read More

Flickr Photo Of The Week

Congratulations to Daniel Paasch of Fort Worth the winner of the Flickr Photo of the Week.  The is Daniel’s second time to grab the Flickr gold. His last win was exactly a year ago. He follows last week’s winner Elizabeth Buchanan of Richardson.

If you would like to participate in the Flickr Photo of the Week contest, all you need to do is upload your photo... | Read More

Lily&Joan: Making Theater From A Female Perspective

The newest theater company in Dallas will focus on plays from a female perspective. That means the company, called Lily &Joan, aims to improve acting opportunities and working conditions for female artists. In State of the Arts, company founders Erika Larsen and Emily Faith, talked to me about their big dreams.

Your mission is to highlight the female perspective in theater. Emily,... | Read More

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